H.R.4179 - No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] (Introduced 08/09/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/21/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4179 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/09/2019)
No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
This bill prohibits federal funds from being used for the creation, maintenance, or display of any Confederate symbol on federal public land or other federal property.
An exception to such prohibition is provided (1) if the use of such funds is necessary to allow for the removal of the Confederate symbol to address public safety; or (2) in the case of a Confederate symbol created, maintained, or displayed in a museum or educational exhibit.
The Department of Defense shall redesignate the following military installations with such designation as it determines appropriate:
- Fort Rucker, Alabama,
- Fort Benning, Georgia,
- Fort Gordon, Georgia,
- Camp Beauregard, Louisiana,
- Fort Polk, Louisiana,
- Fort Bragg, North Carolina,
- Fort Hood, Texas,
- Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia,
- Fort Lee, Virginia, and
- Fort Pickett, Virginia.